GUINEA WILL START VACCINATING AGAINST ITS LATEST EBOLA OUTBREAK TUESDAY -VOA60 AFRICA 2-23-2021
Guinea: The country will start vaccinating against its latest Ebola outbreak Tuesday after receiving 11,000 doses of vaccine. Guinea has four confirmed cases and four probable case of the deadly virus, including five deaths, in its first resurgence since the 2013-2016 outbreak.
U.N.: The United Nations and the World Health Organization Monday condemned the attack on a U.N. convoy in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo that killed three people, including the Italian ambassador to the country.
Nigeria: Kidnappers have released 53 people, including women and children they seized on a bus in Nigeria, local authorities said, while dozens of others taken from a school in a separate incident remain missing.
Niger: The head of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States observation mission thanks the country and current President, Issoufou Mahamadou for giving a "masterful lesson" to Africa by creating a "climate of serenity and confidence" in Sunday's presidential election runoff.
South Africa: Scandal-tainted former president Jacob Zuma and French arms dealer Thales, accused of graft in a case going back more than two decades, will go on trial in May, the High Court ruled Tuesday.